Correlational findings

Study Bahr & Harvey (1980): study US 1972

Recently widowed miner`s wives and controls,USA, 1972
N = 222
Non Response
Widows 39% ,survivor wives 19% ,other miners wives 48%
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured


Authors's Label
Socially active before the fire
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Direct question:"Did you participate in social activities with woman who were wives of miners before the mine fire and a similar question with wives of men in other occupations (2=low participation 4=high participation).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-10-b r = ? Widows(husband died six months ago in mine fire) C-BW-c-sq-l-10-b r = ns -Widows(husband died six months ago in mine fire) C-BW-c-sq-l-10-b r = ? Survivor wives(husband survived mine fire)         C-BW-c-sq-l-10-b r = ns -Survivor wives (husband survived mine fire) C-BW-c-sq-l-10-b r = ? Other miners wives(husband was not involved in mine fire)   C-BW-c-sq-l-10-b r = ns -Other miners wives (husband was not involved in  mine fire)